Zipper Pouches


  • 1/2 yd. plaid fabric
  • 6" leather or pleather
  • 1/2 yd. lining
  • 1/2 yd. medium fusible
  • 6" zipper for smaller pouch or 9" zipper for larger pouch
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies


  1. All seams are 1/2" unless otherwise noted.
  2. Cut 8-1/2"x14-1/2" plaid fabric, fusible and lining for smaller pouch.
  3. Cut 11"x16-1/2" plaid fabric, fusible and lining for larger pouch.
  4. Cut 8-1/2"x5" of leather/ pleather for smaller pouch and 6"x11" for larger pouch.
  5. Press fusible to wrong side of fabric.
  6. To print the pattern, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
  7. Make 5 scallops on each end of leather/pleather. Place scallops trim at bottom of pouch so they are equal on front and back. Sew trim to pouch near edge of scallops.
  8. Sew zipper to the top of pouch, sew lining to inside of zipper.
  9. Close the sides of pouch and on the lining, leaving lining one side open to turn. After turning pouch right side out, stitch opening closed.